Refuse and Recycling

Refuse and Recycling

Refuse and Recycling establishes individual collection schedules and monitors vendor performance and contractual compliance. The department also acts as liaison between individual sites, central office, school community, and Waste Management Corporation, the School District's contracted vendor. Please follow the Single Stream Guideline for recycling.

If your school is interested in implementing or supplementing recycling at your school to include single stream recycling, or would like additional training and/or information, please review the following required criteria. If all criteria have been met, please fill out the Recycling Checklist and email or fax to 215-400-4322

The criteria are as follows:

  • We have met with administrative staff and have their full support to implement a single stream recycling program
  • We have met with Facilities staff and there is adequate storage space for recyled materials for once per week pick-up
  • We have met with Facilities staff and we have adequate receptacles for collection purposes

Please provided the following information for consideration:

  1. School name and address
  2. The name and contact information for 2 recycling program liasons who are preferably building staff members